Best Rye Whiskeys Under $30

Rittenhouse Bottled in Bond Rye Whiskey

The Top 5 Inexpensive Ryes To Help Stock Your Liquor Cabinet By Richard Thomas One sad outcome of rye whiskeys modern popularity is its general increase in price, and in the wake of the sudden craze for rye earlier this decade, the price for many good rye whiskeys now floats in the $40 range. Despite this, a handful of ryes ...

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Big Scotch Whisky: Who Makes It And Where It’s Drunk

Guide To The World’s Biggest Scotch Consuming Countries And Brands By Richard Thomas Although the bourbon and Scotch industries are roughly equal in terms of raw value, in world terms it’s still Scotch whisky that comes out on top. According to Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) figures, the UK exported £3.95 billion ($5.5 billion) in Scotch whisky in 2015, compared to ...

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Mike Loades Talks Whisky

Mike Loades

By Richard Thomas If you enjoy watching documentaries about the Middle Ages or ancient military history, you probably recognize Mike Loades. It follows that someone who presents and provides commentary in such television programs would also be an author (Swords and Swordsmen and The Longbow), but Loades is also a fight choreographer and consultant. His fingerprints are on all manner ...

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Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage Smith’s Glenlivet 1974 Scotch Review

Gordon & MacPhail 1974 Glenlivet

By Richard Thomas Rating: A Founded in 1895, Gordon & MacPhail have been making their mark as an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies from their shop in Elgin, nestled in the midst of Speyside, for over 120 years. In recent years, they have made quite a splash by releasing 70 Year Old bottlings of The Glenlivet and Mortlach, whiskies distilled ...

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